Loretta Lynn, the ‘coal miner’s daughter’ and country-music icon, dies at 90

Loretta Lynn, the ‘coal miner’s daughter’ and country-music icon, dies at 90

Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died. She was 90.